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MS 020 - Winchester Repeating Arms Company Archives Collection

Overview

Abstract

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

World War I

World War II

Tom Hall Winchester Files

Winchester Subject Files

Miscellaneous Correspondence

Winchester History, Advertisements, Press Releases, and Books

Domestic Catalogs

Foreign Catalogs

Polishing Shop Record Books - Serial Number Application Ledgers

Various Winchester Historical Material

P-14 Enfield

Patents

Winchester Litigation Records

Manufacturing Techniques

Winchester Gun Museum Records

Bound Volumes

Photographs

Addition

Addition 2015

Oversize Materials

Inspection Sheets

Production Serial Number Ledgers



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MS 020 - Winchester Repeating Arms Company Archives Collection, 1857-1980 | McCracken Research Library

By Nathan Bender, Jacob Smith, Joshua Brown, Andrew Searle, Samantha L. Harper

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Collection Overview

Title: MS 020 - Winchester Repeating Arms Company Archives Collection, 1857-1980Add to your cart.

Primary Creator: Winchester Repeating Arms Company

Extent: 100.0 Boxes

Date Acquired: 01/01/1976

Abstract

The archives of the Winchester Repeating Arms Co. contain the original sales ledgers for firearms models (1866 – 1907), photographs of all Winchester firearms models, correspondence documenting the company's role in both World Wars, a large collection of domestic and foreign firearms catalogs, and several thousand engineering drawings. A portion of the collection contains the original patents for firearm technology purchased by Winchester.

Administrative Information

Repository: McCracken Research Library

Access Restrictions: McCracken Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials. Restrictions may exist on reproduction, quotation or publication. Contact McCracken Research Library for more information.

Acquisition Source: Olin Corporation

Acquisition Method: Gift

Related Materials: Digitized Collection of Winchester Repeating Arms Company - MS 020 in Buffalo Bill Center of the West's Digital Collections For more information please see http://library.centerofthewest.org/cdm/search/collection/p17097coll30/order/identi/ad/asc

Related Publications:

Rare Books - "Winchester Goes to War!"

"Hunting for Profits" by Paul M. Doane, a Winchester-Western Press sales/marketing publication, HD9744 F552 D63 1967

Preferred Citation: Winchester Repeating Arms Company Archives Collection, MS 20, McCracken Research Library, Buffalo Bill Center of the West


Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: World War I, 1914 - 1923],
[Series 2: World War II, 1932 - 1954],
[Series 3: Tom Hall Winchester Files, 1970-1979],
[Series 4: Winchester Subject Files, 1900 - 1980],
[Series 5: Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1876 - 1958],
[Series 6: Winchester History, Advertisements, Press Releases, and Books],
[Series 7: Domestic Catalogs, 1884 - 1999],
[Series 8: Foreign Catalogs, 1898 - 1959],
[Series 9: Polishing Shop Record Books - Serial Number Application Ledgers, 1877 - 1953, 1980],
[Series 10: Various Winchester Historical Material, 1907 - 1956],
[Series 11: P-14 Enfield, 1914 - 1918],
[Series 12: Patents, 1872 - 1949],
[Series 13: Winchester Litigation Records, 1871 - 1951],
[Series 14: Manufacturing Techniques],
[Series 15: Winchester Gun Museum Records],
[Series 16: Bound Volumes, 1919 - 1958],
[Series 17: Photographs],
[Series 18: Addition],
[Series 20: Addition 2015, 1950-2001, 2015],
[Series 21: Oversize Materials],
[Series 22: Inspection Sheets],
[Series 23: Production Serial Number Ledgers],
[All]

Series 13: Winchester Litigation Records, 1871 - 1951Add to your cart.
The Winchester Repeating Arms Company records relating to litigation date from 1871 to 1951.  Included are records of pleadings, evidence, complainants, defendants and rulings of court cases.
Box 34Add to your cart.
Folder 1: E.S. Renwick, W.C. Hicks, Horace Smith and D.B. Wesson vs Charles H. Pond - Complainants' Record, 1871Add to your cart.
Folder 2: E.S. Renwick, W.C. Hicks, Horace Smith and D.B. Wesson vs Charles H. Pond - Brief on the Part of Defendant, 1871-1872Add to your cart.
Folder 3: E.S. Renwick, W.C. Hicks, Horace Smith and D.B. Wesson vs Charles H. Pond - Decision of Judge Blatchford, 1871-1872Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Union Metallic Cartridge Company vs United States Cartridge Company - Pleadings and Evidence, 1876Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Union Metallic Cartridge Company vs United States Cartridge Company - Petition of Defendants for Rehearing, 1876-1877Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Union Metallic Cartridge Company vs United States Cartridge Company - Proceedings Before the Master After Decree Sustaining Patent and Declaring Infringement, 1876, 1879Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Union Metallic Cartridge Company vs United States Cartridge Company - Masters Report, 1876Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Union Metallic Cartridge Company vs United States Cartrige Company - Record on Petition of Defendants for Rehearing, 1876, 1880Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Union Metallic Cartridge Company vs United States Cartridge Company - In the Matter of the Arbitration Between Union Metallic Cartridge Company & Winchester Repeating Arms Company, 1876, 1881Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Union Metallic Cartridge Company vs United States Cartridge Company - Complaints Argument on Rehearing, 1876, 1881Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Union Metallic Cartridge Company vs United States Cartridge Company - In the Matter of the Arbitration Between Union Metallic Cartridge Company & Winchester Repeating Arms Company, 1876, 1881Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Union Metallic Cartridge Company vs United States Cartridge Company - Final Arguments, 1876, 1881Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Winchester Repeating Arms Company vs Union Metallic Cartridge Company - Litigation - Patents Used in LitigationAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Winchester Repeating Arms Company vs Union Metallic Cartridge Company - Arbitration, 1880Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Winchester Repeating Arms Company vs Union Metallic Cartridge Company - Arbitration, April 8, 1880Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Bannerman vs Sanford - Letters Patent - William Krutzsch - "Breech Loading and Repeating Firearms and Ordnance and Cartridges" P# 2205 (England), August 27, 1886; 1897Add to your cart.
Includes diagrams
Folder 17: Bannerman vs Sanford - Patent - M. Magot - "Magazine Rifle" P# 138979 (France), October 5, 1880Add to your cart.
Document in French with translation.  French patent - Defendant's exhibit in the trial.
Folder 18: Bannerman vs Sanford - Defendant's Record, 1896-1897Add to your cart.
The Answer of Sanford to the Bill of Complaint against him, witness testimony and exhibits.
Folder 19: Bannerman vs Sanford - Defendant's Record, 1896-1897Add to your cart.
Photocopy of above
Folder 20: Bannerman vs Sanford - Miscellaneous, 1897Add to your cart.
Federal Reporter synopsis of case
Folder 21: Bannerman vs Sanford - Correspondence, 1897Add to your cart.
Synopsis by T.E. Hall.  Information about three experimental pump guns purchased by Winchester to show their slide action was not an infringement.
Folder 22: Lillian C. Morris vs Winchester Repeating Arms Company - Defendants Appeal, 1899, April 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Lillian C. Morris vs Winchester Repeating Arms Company - Correspondence, May 1900, April 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Lillian C. Morris vs Winchester Repeating Arms Company - Defendants Brief, April 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Lillian C. Morris vs Winchester Repeating Arms Company - Finding of Facts, April 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Lillian C. Morris vs Winchester Repeating Arms Company - Evidence - Photo of Cartridge Press, April 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Lillian C. Morris vs Winchester Repeating Arms Company - Statement of Solomon T. Higgs, April 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Lillian C. Morris vs Winchester Repeating Arms Company - Brief on Behalf of the Plaintiff (2 Copies), April 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Lillian C. Morris vs Winchester Repeating Arms Company - Opinion Overwriting Appeal, April 1901; May 29, 1901Add to your cart.
Box 35Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Winchester Repeating Arms Company vs American Buckle and Cartridge Company - Correspondence, June 25, 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Winchester Repeating Arms Company vs American Buckle and Cartridge Company - Patents - George Kelsey - "Bending Buckles", June 25, 1901; 1855Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Winchester Repeating Arms Company vs American Buckle and Cartridge Company - Complainants Brief (3 copies), June 25, 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Winchester Repeating Arms Company vs American Buckle and Cartridge Company - Defendants Brief on Motions to Postpone and Dismiss, June 25, 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Winchester Repeating Arms Company vs American Buckle and Cartridge Company - Brief for Defendant on the Accounting (3 copies), June 25, 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Winchester Repeating Arms Company vs American Buckle and Cartridge Company - Defandant's Accounts and Exhibits in Accounting, June 25, 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Winchester Repeating Arms Company vs American Buckle and Cartridge Company - Testimony in Accounting Taken Before Edwin E. Marvin, Esq. (1 master, 2 copies), June 25, 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Winchester Repeating Arms Company vs American Buckle and Cartridge Company - Records in Accounting, June 25, 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Winchester Repeating Arms Company vs American Buckle and Cartridge Company - Complainant's Record (Books No. 676, 677, 678), June 25, 1901Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Book of English Patents and Explanations with Drawings of FirearmsAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Winchester Repeating Arms Company vs Union Metallic Cartridge Company - Litigation, 1903 - 1906Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Peters Cartridge Company vs Winchester Repeating Arms Company - Correspondence Concerning the Case, 1906Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Peters Cartridge Company vs Winchester Repeating Arms Company - The Winchester Repeating Arms Company Record, 1906Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Peters Cartridge Company vs Winchester Repeating Arms Company - Peters Cartridge Company's Record, 1906Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Peters Cartridge Company vs Winchester Repeating Arms Company - Brief In Behalf of the Peters Cartridge Company, 1906Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Peters Cartridge Company vs Winchester Repeating Arms Company - Brief for the Winchester Repeating Arms Company (2 copies), 1906Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Peters Cartridge Company vs Winchester Repeating Arms Company - Brief in Behalf of the Appellee, 1906Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Peters Cartridge Company vs Winchester Repeating Arms Company - Appeal From the Commissioner of Patents, 1906Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Peters Cartridge Company vs Winchester Repeating Arms Company - Appeal From the Commissioner of Patents, 1906Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Peters Cartridge Company vs Winchester Repeating Arms Company - Brief for Appellee, 1906Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Winchester Company vs Charles Broadway Rouss, Inc. - Transcript of Record, 1922Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Boy Scouts of American vs Winchester Repeating Arms Company - Record of Winchester Repeating Arms Company, June 23, 1923Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Winchester Manufacturing Company vs The United States of America - Defendants Printed Testimony, 1925Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Winchester Manufacturing Company vs The United States of America - Plaintiffs Exceptions to Commissioner's Report, 1925Add to your cart.
Folder 25: E.W. Potts, Virginia Banner Coal Corporation vs Mathieson Alkali Works - Brief For Appellee, June 1935Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Winchester Repeating Arms Company vs Winchester Corporation - Brief for Winchester Repeating Arms Company, 1938Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Western Cartridge Company vs Thomas S. Smith (Collector of Internal Revenue for the District of Connecticut) - Transcript of Record, June 5, 1940; 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Western Cartridge Company vs Thomas S. Smith (Collector of Internal Revenue for the District of Connecticut) - Brief for the Appellant, June 5, 1940; 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Western Cartridge Company vs Thomas S. Smith (Collector of Internal Revenue for the District of Connecticut) - Brief of the Plaintiff Appellee, June 5, 1940; 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Olin Industries, Inc. & Marlin Firearms Company -  Agreement - Miscellaneous, October 1, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 31: United States of America vs United States Cartridge Company - Memorandum Opinion, 1951Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Morse's Record in Patent Office - Reissue and Extension, 1873Add to your cart.
This is to certify that the annexed is a true copy from the files of this office of the contents of the file in the matter of the reissue application of George W. Morse, assignor to the Morse Arms Manufacturing Company, filed November 29th, 1873, Division A for "Breech-loading Fire Arms"
Folder 33: Memorial of Winchester Repeating Arms Manufacturing Company, The Providence Tool Company, the Union Metallic Cartridge Company and Others against The Petition of George W. Morse, for the Extension of His PatentsAdd to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: World War I, 1914 - 1923],
[Series 2: World War II, 1932 - 1954],
[Series 3: Tom Hall Winchester Files, 1970-1979],
[Series 4: Winchester Subject Files, 1900 - 1980],
[Series 5: Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1876 - 1958],
[Series 6: Winchester History, Advertisements, Press Releases, and Books],
[Series 7: Domestic Catalogs, 1884 - 1999],
[Series 8: Foreign Catalogs, 1898 - 1959],
[Series 9: Polishing Shop Record Books - Serial Number Application Ledgers, 1877 - 1953, 1980],
[Series 10: Various Winchester Historical Material, 1907 - 1956],
[Series 11: P-14 Enfield, 1914 - 1918],
[Series 12: Patents, 1872 - 1949],
[Series 13: Winchester Litigation Records, 1871 - 1951],
[Series 14: Manufacturing Techniques],
[Series 15: Winchester Gun Museum Records],
[Series 16: Bound Volumes, 1919 - 1958],
[Series 17: Photographs],
[Series 18: Addition],
[Series 20: Addition 2015, 1950-2001, 2015],
[Series 21: Oversize Materials],
[Series 22: Inspection Sheets],
[Series 23: Production Serial Number Ledgers],
[All]


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